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New Jersey African Restaurant Week Festival 2022

August 6@12:00 pm-August 7@7:00 pm EDT

-African Restaurant Week is going on from July 25 – August 7 (ends with a Festival on August 6 – 7)

SHOP/EAT/DANCE – COME CONNECT WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY

Festival will include – food tastings from, marketplace, DJs spinning global sounds music stage with live music and dance performances. Kid zone and more

SUPPORT CULTURE AND LOCAL BUSINESS

FOOD MARKET

Food – Jollof and Grill (West African), Mawos Kitchen (Senegalese), Surulere Suya, Swahili Village (East African), Semper’s Delight (Trinidadian), Brooklyn Suya (West African), Acaraje (Afro Brazilian), Delicious African Orchards, African Pot Eatery and Truck (West African), Aboki Suya (Nigerian), Epuffany Infusions (Soul Food)

Sweets/Healthy Drinks – Kente Cones, Sweet T Cream, Tall and Co

MARKETPLACE

COME SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES/ENTREPRENEURS – Come shop for unique handmade products

Fashion/Accessories/Jewelry – Ediri Fashion, Stanhope Africa, African Memories, Shiyenze Fashion, Cultural Find Boutique, BrownMill Company, Shop Sodor. Michele Burnett, Urban Zulu,

Home Decor/Arts&crafts/Ile Olufunke, Handmade by Denice, Casa De Fez, Nas Boutique of Crafts, Uzo Art, I Luv That Photo,

WellnessGenevieve Garden Candles, Cell Healing Shop, Happy Organics, The Harlem Apothecary, Scott Global, Growin Folx Farm, The Healing Drum Circle

OthersVNC Books

Music – Music stage with live performances, DJ sets spinning (Afrobeat, Amapiano, R&B, Soca and more)

DJs – Kassava, DJ 360, DJ Spindoll, DJ Sparrow,

LIVE PERFORMANCES – Oseni Junior, Dolly P, Vibetone , Jega Smoove, Golden Gun

Join foodies, local residents, culture enthusiasts, world travelers and chefs, restaurants with food and wine tastings .

CHEF CONTESTS

– Suya (Come decide who makes the best Suya)

Tag a friend – Win Free Tickets

SUYA CHALLENGE – Come decide who makes the best Suya

WHAT IS SUYA? Suya, is a shish kebab like food popular in West Africa, originally from the Hausa people of northern Nigeria and Niger. Suya is generally made with skewered beef, fish, or chicken.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

FAQ

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Participants would include culinary professionals (restaurants, chefs, caterers), creators and vendors selling unique items across, food, fashion, wellness, beauty, arts and more.

WHAT IS NEW JERSEY AFRICAN RESTAURANT WEEK FESTIVAL?

It is a 2-day event with vendors and entrepreneurs (food, design, beauty, fashion, art, health, representing various parts of the diaspora come to sell, mix and network. It is an opportunity for all attendees to experience a unique and curated cultural market in a festive environment.

FOOD/CULTURE/COMMUNITY

Venue

Bisrate Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church
1046 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07106
Newark, NJ 07106 US
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